Democracy: Use it or lose it
The Constitution does not mention democracy. But despite fits and starts the U.S. has become more representative since its founding.
Pa. voters deserve all the facts on those proposed constitutional amendments | Opinion
With abortion access and voting rights on the line, the Legislature needs to get way more transparent.
Sixty years ago, ‘Florida Man’ helped defend our rights | John A. Tures
How one man really can make a difference -- and why it matters to us now.
Abortion access is on the ballot in November in these states. What you need to know
Language making its way through the Pa. Legislature would declare there is no constitutional right to abortion.
Pa.’s Santorum to visit Iowa State Fair, advocate for constitutional convention
By Robin Opsahl Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum will be at the Iowa State Fair Thursday with the Convention of States Action group. The Pennsylvania Republican visited Iowa earlier this year with the same group, rallying at the Iowa State Capitol for the state to join calls to convene a constitutional convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. […]
With the end of Roe v. Wade, Americans are demanding Supreme Court term limits | Opinion
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they want fundamental reform of the nation's highest court.
Judge hears impassioned closing arguments in Pennsylvania school funding case
Tuesday’s courtroom arguments followed a four-month trial that stretched from November to March.
What happens when laws that suppress protests clash with our freedoms? | Opinion
Americans have always held, as a matter of faith, that if they don’t like something, at least they have the freedom to raise hell about it.
The Supreme Court’s abortion, EPA rulings could open the door to more democracy | Bruce Ledewitz
The cases that are bothering people require a democratic political response. They do not demand a surrender.
The U.S. Supreme Court is the nation’s new climate czar | Fletcher McClellan
While the court’s decision in West Virginia v EPA weakens governmental climate efforts, the case may affect any congressional delegation of power to any executive agency.
We’ve turned power over to a tyrannical minority. There’s a fix if we want it | Ray E. Landis
Our best option for revitalizing the United States and rescuing it from tyrannical minority rule is a significant revision of the Constitution.
The U.S. Supreme Court is an obstacle to the future the vast majority want to achieve | Opinion
The high court's recent rulings foreshadow future decisions that will favor corporations and reinforce economic inequality.